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Umlani Bushcamp

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At Umlani they found a great balance between the bush experience and a comfortable stay. The huts have good beds, a proper toilet and a shower and sink. Meals are good but fairly simple, as you can expect when the supplies have to come from...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Umlani Bushcamp only receives 5 stars as we can't give it more!!! We were made so welcome by Oliver when he collected us from the airport and greeted by a beaming smile from Anna on arrival at Umlani Bushcamp itself. The food was amazing, the...More

Thank Andrew S
Response from Umlani, Public Relations Manager at Umlani BushcampResponded 17 October 2017

What a great review of Umlani, thank you. We love to hear that you found our staff so amazing. Their knowledge of the wildlife is incredible and we are thrilled you enjoyed it. The bush walk with Shadreck is truly eye opening and he is...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

This was an incredible trip. We stayed for two nights, and my only regret is not staying longer (next time will hopefully come for 3/4). The hosts, staff, trackers, rangers, and guests were all really kind and made everyone feel welcome. The game drives were...More

Thank live2food
Reviewed 3 December 2017

This lodge is everything what I wish for a fantastic safari experience. The rooms are so nice. It is a small camp, not fenced. The food is fantastic. A nice pool where you can relax during the afternoon. I like it that the rooms are...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I took my 10 year old son for 3 nights and we had the most amazing time. The bush camp is stunning and the huts are perfect. We had the lion rondavel, they all have really comfy beds and an outside bathroom, we had a...More

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US$502 - US$716 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$502 - US$716 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kerri C
12 October 2017|
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Response from Umlani | Property representative |
Hello Traveller Yes, all game drives are included in your stay. Kind regards Umlani Team
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Rebecca F
18 November 2016|
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Response from Lizzie86_1 | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast after Safari was proper breakfast. Eggs made to order, toast, bacon, fresh fruit. One day we had lamb "bacon"! Lunch was salads and meat of some kind. Dinners were ox tail, lamb, etc. Usually one or two choices... More
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Kim Van N
21 September 2016|
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Response from Schiess | Property representative |
Hi Kim We use gas geysers to heat water for showers these gas heaters work on demand. Hot/warm water is available any time you require it. We have a solar powered charge station for electronic devices cameras , cell... More
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"Room 5 right in the middle of camp"
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"Stayed in eco-lodge. Nice and cool inside."
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"Keep doors and windows firmly shut to keep out monkeys."
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"Eco hut 7 is a great option during winter when it gets quite cold at night."
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